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Autry Early Origins



The surname Autry was first found in Kirkcudbrightshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Chille Chuithbheirt), part of the present day Council Area of Dumfries and Galloway, former county in Southwestern Scotland, where they held a family seat some say before the 12th century. The Clan MacUchtry of Garvie is stated by the Duke of Argyll to have had the lands in Glenderuel from the Earls of Argyll in the Middle Ages.

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Autry Spelling Variations


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Autry Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: MacAughtrie, McAughtrie, Macaughtrie, MacAutry, McAutry, MacAutrey, McAutrey, Autry, Autrey, Autrie, Coughtrie, Cautry, Caughtry, Caughtrie, MacUchtrie, McUchtrie, MacUchtry, McAuchtry, MacOrtrie, McOrtry, McOrtie, McUchtraigh, MacAuchtraigh, MacAutraigh, Uthreson, Utherson, MacCautry, MacCautrie, McCautry, McCaughtry and many more.

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Autry Early History


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Autry Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Autry research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1200, 1199, 1400, 1522, 1575 and 1660 are included under the topic Early Autry History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Autry Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Autry Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Autry Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Ribert and Jane Caughtry arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1804 (McCaughty).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Autry (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Autry (post 1700)



  • Melvin Henry "Hank" Autry (b. 1947), former American AFL and NFL football player who played from 1969 to 1970
  • Albert "Al" Autry (b. 1952), American Major League Baseball pitcher who played for one game for the Atlanta Braves on September 14, 1976
  • Adrian "Red" Christopher Autry (b. 1972), retired American basketball player, current assistant coach for Syracuse University men's basketball team
  • Micajah Autry (1794-1836), American merchant, poet and lawyer who died at the Battle of the Alamo
  • Jackie Autry (b. 1941), born Jacqueline Evelyn Ellam, former owner of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, widow of singer and actor Gene Autry
  • Martin Gordon "Chick" Autry (1903-1950), American Major League Baseball catcher who played from 1924 to 1930
  • William Askew "Chick" Autry (1885-1976), American National League Baseball first baseman who played from 1907 to 1909
  • Harrington Darnell Autry (b. 1976), former American college anbd NFL football player
  • Carlos Alan Autry (b. 1952), American actor, former NFL football player, best known for his role on the television series In the Heat of the Night (1998 to 1992)
  • Orvon Gene Autry (1907-1998), American singer, better known as "The Singing Cowboy", inducted into both the Country Music Hall of Fame and Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, remembered for his Christmas holiday songs, "Here Comes Santa Claus", "Frosty the Snowman", and his biggest hit, "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Autry


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Suggested Readings for the name Autry



  • Meet Our Ancestors: Culbreth, Autry, Maxwell-Bundy, Winslow, Henley, and Allied Families by V. Mayo Bundy.

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Autry Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    4. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    8. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    9. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
    10. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
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    The Autry Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Autry Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 13 January 2017 at 13:11.

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